|Hugo Bug Jargal 1876 BNF - Victor Hugo|
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Keywords: French novel; slavery
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|The Exploits of Juve (version 2) - Marcel Allain and Pierre Souvestre|
The second book in the Fantômas series by the prolific authors Marcel Allain and Pierre Souvestre (they published 32 Fantômas novels between 1911 and 1913.) Fantômas broke the mold of the Gentlemen burglars like Raffles and Arsene Lupin. He killed without compunction. His anarchic ruthlessness, especially as portrayed by silent film pioneer Louis Feuillade, made Fantômas the darling of the French avante garde, such as the artist René Magritte and novelist Robert Desnos...
Keywords: Fantomas; burglary; crime; murder; intrigue; French novel; French literature
|Le Mystère de la chambre jaune - Gaston Leroux|
This is a LibriVox recording of Le Mystère de la chambre jaune, by Gaston Leroux. Read in French by Naf Brusa and Nadine Eckert-Boulet. Ceci est un enregistrement LibriVox du Mystère de la chambre jaune, par Gaston Leroux. Lu par Naf Brusa et Nadine Eckert-Boulet. Le mystère est grand. On a essayé de tuer mademoiselle Stangerson dans une chambre fermée de l'intérieur, aucun accès visible, volets clos.....
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; meurtre; roman policier; Rouletabille; crime; chambre close; detective story; detective novel; french novel
|The Exploits of Juve - Marcel Allain and Pierre Souvestre|
LibriVox recording of The Exploits of Juve by Marcel Allain and Pierre Souvestre. Read by Don W. Jenkins. Fantômas was introduced a few years after Arsène Lupin, another well-known thief. But whereas Lupin draws the line at murder, Fantômas has no such qualms and is shown as a sociopath who enjoys killing in a sadistic fashion. He is totally ruthless, gives no mercy, and is loyal to none, not even his own children...
Keywords: Souvestre; Allain; Fanômas; Juve; Lady Beltham; mystery; French literature; French novel; Paris; adventure; murder; criminal; thief
|ArtChatPodcast 063 - Steve Harlow, Ruth Parson, Mary Burns,|
Recorded: December 31, 2012 Participants: Steve Harlow, Ruth Parson, Mary Burns. Mary had just listened to a Kurt Vonnegut interview from 2003 on the CBC radio show, "The Current". She thought he sounded depressed, although he showed some humor. The interview couldn't keep up. Vonnegut says he's suing Pall Mall cigarettes because he's eighty three and he hadn't died yet, despite their promise. At the end of the interview, he signed off with, "Jump in a lake." Steve says the last interview he saw...
Keywords: CBC, The Current, Pall Mall, cigarettes, Kurt Vonnegut, Ghost Dance, MOMA, Frank Gehry, 3D modeling, Second Life, architect, architecture, Bruce Eriksen, Barack Obama, white supremacist, Harper, aboriginal, Chief Theresa Spence, Idle No More, historical novel, Chicago, NaNoWriMo, Scrivener, re-write, production goals, Collaborative paintings, William Morehouse, copy editor, Fifty Shades of Grey, Shinny's Girls, trilogy, Flashing Yellow, Proust, French novel, Gabriel, The Sisters Brothers, Patrick deWitt, psychopath, California, Gold Rush, storytelling, Old West, halocaust, Native People, Tarintino, American culture, political majority, American Exceptionalism, cultural arts, gun control, gun ownership, Federal Government, mass media, movies, paintings, literature, detective stories, sex, Boardwalk Empire, fiction, The Walking Dead, Breaking Bad, Deadwood, Dangerous Dayz, murder, Violence, art, Art Chats